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Rockdale Commissioner Nesbitt says trash collection issue is dead

The people have spoken, and Rockdale Commissioner Oz Nesbitt said he will discard the idea of county-wide trash collection.

EPD issues permit for anaerobic digester in Conyers

A solid waste handling permit has been issued for the Conyers Renewable Power anaerobic digestion facility to be constructed on Old Covington Road.

Rockdale soccer tournament will move some play to Newton, Henry counties

A soccer tournament with about 200 teams competing will be played on fields in Rockdale, Newton and Henry counties this weekend after it was determined that the fields at Earl O’Neal Sports Complex were not in condition for play.

Schools take on Ice Bucket Challenge at Friday night football game

A competition between two rival high schools will be settled at Friday night’s football game, but it won’t take place on the gridiron.

Deputies catch fleeing suspect

A man who fled from deputies Friday afternoon in south Rockdale didn’t stay on the run for long.

Abbott Road residents to get street lights

Residents in the Abbott Road area will soon see a little more clearly at night following approval of a street light district by the Rockdale Board of Commissioners Tuesday.

Impact fees used to help library, parks and fire service

Rockdale County collected approximately $169,538 in impact fees for the library, fire protection, parks and recreation and administrative expenditures in 2013.

Rockdale County pays $28,000 to settle water bill lawsuit

A company that sued Rockdale County claiming it was overcharged for water has received a $28,000 settlement.

Rockdale commissioners seek public input on NSP changes

Rockdale County residents will have a chance to weigh in on whether there will be changes in how Neighborhood Stabilization Program funds are used.

Rockdale parking law changes address party houses

Rockdale officials on Tuesday approved changes to the county’s parking ordinance designed to curtail the use of residential rental properties as venues for large gatherings.

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